musiXmatch in a nutshell?
Lyrics is one of top searched term on Google , that means billions of people every month Google “lyrics” in order to get song’s lyrics for their music.
But since musiXmatch launched on the market in early 2010 it has changed consumer behaviors by allowing users to scan their music library and streaming playlist to retrieve lyrics via musiXmatch apps.
musiXmatch’s idea in early 2010 was to build the world’s largest lyrics catalog and have it licensed with Top Music Publishers like Sony/ATV, Warner Chappell, Universal Music Publishing Group, EMI Publishing, BMGChrysalis, Kobalt Publishing, and Harry Fox Agency for worldwide distribution.
Currently musiXmatch is the most popular lyrics destination on mobile and connected devices with more than 25 million people in the world.
musiXmatch provides also an Official Lyrics API (application program interface), empowering 3rd party companies and apps with musiXmatch’s lyrics catalog to the music market.
musixmatch’s numbers (last update December 2013)
Users: More than 20 million users
Tracks: More than 7 million lyrics in 38 langauges
Licensing: Worldwide agreements with Sony/ATV ,Warner Chappell, Universal Music Publishing Group, EMI Publishing, BMG rights, Chrysalis, Kobalt Publishing, Harry Fox Agency, PeerMusic
When musiXmatch was founded ?
Max Ciociola conceived the idea of musiXmatch’s in early 2009, then Gianluca Delli Carri, musiXmatch’s co-founder joined in early 2010 and together with Francesco Delfino, Giuseppe Costantino and Valerio Paolini, founded the company in early 2010.
The first musiXmatch Alpha web site and mobile apps were launched during MusicHackday in Barcelona in September 2010.
musiXmatch’s Development HQ is in Bologna, Italy, while Business Development’s HQ is in London and NY.
Who are musiXmatch’s investors?
musiXmatch has been backed by Micheli Associati, United Ventures, P101 and others informal angel investors like Paolo Barberis, founder of Dada (DA:MI), Paolo Basilico and Roberto Condulmari from Kairos Partner.
So far the company has raised more than 10 mlm $
What’s the exact value proposition on the market for musiXmatch
We keep thinking that we want to offer the best music discovery through song lyrics in the world. We want to make people happy by letting them singing to their favorite songs. We’re aiming to build a leading service which lets people match easily their music library with lyrics on any devices, mobile to TV.
At the same time we have an API, official and fully scalable which lets developers and 3rd party companies build great tools around Lyrics.
I have a wonderful idea about Lyrics. Can I build it on musiXmatch ?
Yes! Take a look at our Developers Zone and API , start testing our API, and come back to us with your idea!
I need more info about musiXmatch?
Send an email to press @ musixmatch.com. If it is an urgent matter please write “URGENT” in the subject. We’ll try to reply as soon as we can.
If you want to invite one of musiXmatch’s founders as a guest speaker, please send an email to press @ musixmatch.com